At Ladybird Driving School, we help our pupils all the way through the learning to drive process in Ireland. With expert How to Get Started Driving advice always on hand, you will have an outstanding resource of knowledge and guidance available to ensure your success.
Join the hundreds of pupils who have already learned to drive with Ladybird Driving School. We guarantee outstanding value for money and a level of training that is unparalleled in Ireland.
We will help you to learn to drive, to pass your driving test and to stay on the straight and narrow for life!
With the excellent help from driving lessons Dublin, Ladybird Driving School has produced this helpful resource page to guide you through the process of learning to drive in Ireland.
To make your life easier, we have also included all the necessary website links.
12 Step Guide to Learning to Drive!
Below is a list of the 12 steps you need to complete to be a complete safe driver. From your theory test to passing your driving test.
- Prepare for your Theory Test
- Apply for your Theory Test
- Apply for your Learner Permit
- Complete your Essential Driver Training Course with Ladybird Driving School
- Satisfy the 6 Month Rule (if applicable)
- Apply for your Driving Test
- Take Expert Pretest Lessons with Ladybird Driving School
- Pass Your Driving Test First Time
- Apply for your Full Driving Licence
- Take expert post-test Motorway Lessons with Ladybird Driving School
- Enjoy the independence and freedom of a full driving licence
- Contact us at any time for Refresher Lessons and Advanced Driving Lessons
Prepare for your Theory Test in Dublin
You can prepare for your Theory Test by purchasing the Theory Test CD-ROM or Book from any leading bookseller which contain the full bank of multiple-choice questions.
With the CD-ROM version you can take timed practice sessions, where random questions are selected simulating the real test experience.
You can also choose a web-based training solution – The Official Driver Theory Test Online. For further details Click Here!
Apply for your Theory Test in Dublin
You can choose to apply for your Theory Test online or by post. You will find full details regarding making application online for your test by clicking here!
If you wish to apply by post, you can download an application form here or by collecting a form from your local library or Motor Tax Office.
Apply for your Learner Permit in Dublin
Once you have passed your Theory Test, you can make application for your Learner Permit. The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) will handle your application and issue your permit.
Full details regarding making application for your Learner Permit can be found by clicking here!
You can download an application form for your Learner Permit here.
Complete your Essential Driver Training Course
The Essential Driver Training course is made up of 12 one-hour lessons, which you must complete before taking your Driving test.
All Ladybird Driving Instructors are registered with the Road Safety Authority (RSA) to deliver the EDT Course (EDT Driving Lessons).
Ladybird Driving School will guarantee you an exceptional learning to drive experience, the standard of which is simply not available from any other driving school in the country.
Satisfy the 6 Month Rule (if applicable)
First time Learner Permit holders for cars must wait 6 months from the date of issue of their learner permit before they can sit their driving test.
A holder of a current valid full driving licence from another country (jurisdiction) for more than six months is exempt from this requirement, provided you forward a current valid original driving licence and a letter of entitlement from the relevant licensing authority in that country to the Road Safety Authority (RSA).
Apply for your Driving Test Dublin
Before you apply for your driving test, make sure that you tick all the relevant boxes below:
- I have completed my 12 mandatory lessons (EDT Driving Training Course) with Ladybird Driving School
- I have a valid Learner Permit
- I satisfy the 6 Month Rule (if applicable)
- I have my PPS Number – this can be found on tax documents or your pay slip and it is often on correspondence from a social welfare or tax office
- I have a valid debit or credit card (Visa and Mastercard are currently accepted) – If you are applying by post, payments can be made by cheque, postal order or bank draft.
Click Here to apply for your Driving Test Online
Take Expert Pretest Lessons with Ladybird Driving School
Ladybird Driving School instructors are trained to deliver expert pretest driving lessons for all driving test centres.
Our elite panel of highly trained female instructors will guide you to success with a guaranteed service and level of tuition that is second to none in the country.
Pass Your Driving Test First Time
Choose Ladybird Driving School, Ireland’s first all-female instructor school to help you pass first time.
Our panel of instructors are the highest trained in the country and guarantee you an outstanding service and exceptional value for money.
Apply for your Full Driving Licence
Once you have passed your Driving Test, you can make application for your Full Driving Licence. The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) will handle your application and issue your full licence.
Full details regarding making application for your Full Licence can be found by clicking here!
You can download an application form for your Full Driving Licence here
Enjoy the independence and freedom of a full driving licence
Join the hundreds of Ladybird Driving School pupils who have already passed their driving tests and are now enjoying the freedom and independence of having a full licence!
Enjoy the independence and freedom of a full driving licence
Contact Ladybird Driving School at any time for Refresher Lessons and Advanced Driving Lessons to further develop your driving skills by taking advanced driving lessons. We offer a full suite of driver training solutions tailored to suit your needs.
Learning to drive? Choose Ladybird Driving School, we guarantee pupil success.
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